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Hawai‘i Convention Center: Facility is finding its footing after years of subpar results

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COURTESY DANA EDMUNDS / HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY

The Hawai‘i Convention Center is shrinking its losses but has yet to be profitable. The number of events at the facility is expected to drop to 176 this year from 182 last year.

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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

The Hawai‘i Convention Center, at the corner of Kapiolani Boulevard and Atkinson Drive, is having its best year since opening in 1998. The facility’s predicted $13.4 million in gross revenue by year’s end would be a 4.6 percent increase from the year before. The Gift of Water statue fronts the center’s Atkinson side

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COURTESY DANA EDMUNDS / HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY

The Hawai‘i Convention Center is shrinking its losses but has yet to be profitable. The number of events at the facility is expected to drop to 176 this year from 182 last year.

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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

A view from inside the 1.1 million-square-foot center, looking up.